Escuadrilla Presidencial

of the Panama Government
 

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: VIP Transport
Secondary Role:
First Formed: n/a
Parent Unit: Air Force HQ
Current Status: Active

History

The unit was formed in 1975.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
IAI 1123 Westwind 1 1975 – 1979 HP-1A
Dassault Falcon 20F 1 1979 – 1984 HP-1A
Learjet 35A 1 1984 – 1989 n/a
Boeing 727 2 1983 – 1997 HP-400,HP-501
Grumman Gulfstream II 1 1995 – 2009 HP-1A
Sikorsky S-76C Spirit 1 1995 – Present HP-A1A
Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 600 1 2010 – Present HP-1A


Unit Markings

Escuadrilla Presidencial

 


Main Bases

Base Duration
Tucumen IAP/Ciudad de Panamá 1975 – 1999
Howard AFB/Balboa 1999 – Present


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • Central American and Caribbean Air Forces (Daniel Hagedorn)
  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)
  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

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